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Quantum Gravity

The unification between gravity and quantum field theory is one of the major problems in contemporary fundamental Physics. It exists for almost one century, but a final answer is yet to be found. Although string theory and loop quantum gravity have brought many answers to the quantum gravity problem, they also came with a large set of extra questions. In addition to these last two techniques, many other alternative theories have emerged along the decades. This book presents a series of selected chapters written by renowned authors. Each chapter treats gravity and its quantization through known and alternative techniques, aiming a deeper understanding on the quantum nature of gravity. Quantum Gravity is a book where the reader will find a fine collection of physical and mathematical concepts, an up to date research, about the challenging puzzle of quantum gravity.

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Quantum GravityEdited by Rodrigo Sobreiro

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2119

ISBN: 978-953-51-0089-8

Copyright year: 2012

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10529 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations

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1. Anomalous Gravitational Vacuum Fluctuations Which Act as Virtual Oscillating Dipoles

By Giovanni Modanese

1707

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2. Planck Scale Cosmology and Asymptotic Safety in Resummed Quantum Gravity: An Estimate of Λ

By B.F.L. Ward

1302

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3. S-Duality in Topological Supergravity

By Eckehard W. Mielke and Alí A. Rincón Maggiolo

1603

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4. Quantum Gravity Insights from Smooth 4-Geometries on Trivial R4

By Jerzy Król

1210

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5. Fiber Bundles, Gauge Theories and Gravity

By Rodrigo F. Sobreiro

2538

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6. Quantum Gravity in Cantorian Space-Time

By L. Marek-Crnjac

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